UK extends Covid booster vaccines to the over-40s

The extension of the booster program was announced by the country's medical regulators at a press briefing on Monday morning. Until now, only over 50s and people with underlying health conditions were eligible for a booster shot. As with the U.K.'s existing booster rollout, the newly eligible over-40s will have to wait six months from […]

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Pharma giant Merck raises 2020 outlook, saying the worst of the coronavirus impact is behind it

Sales of Merck's blockbuster cancer drug Keytruda helped offset an 8% decline in revenue to $10.87 billion during the second quarter.  Merck is working to develop two separate vaccines and an oral antiviral drug to fight Covid-19.  Pharmaceutical giant Merck on Friday beat Wall Street expectations in the second quarter and raised its overall earnings guidance for the […]

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